New principal candidate interviews are set

Posted by on February 14, 2022 at 3:50 pm

Hiring a School Principal – Public Involvement Opportunities Everyone is invited to watch the principal candidate interviews live via Zoom, and then provide written feedback through a new survey link provided during the live interview. Thank you for your participation in the selection and hiring of KPBSD principals. Check back to this page for updates, […]

Thank your school board rep!

Posted by on February 3, 2022 at 4:09 pm

Celebrate School Board Recognition Month in February! February is School Board Appreciation Month in Alaska! Together throughout our school district and state, let us honor school board members who provide grassroots governance of public schools. Kindly make a special effort to tell school board members that their hard work is noticed and very much appreciated.  […]

Two Hour Delay Start: Tues. 1-25-22

Posted by on January 24, 2022 at 5:22 pm

►TWO-HOUR Delay Start ALERT for MOST* Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, in response to weather and road conditions *Exceptions: Nanwalek, Port Graham, Seldovia, and Tyonek schools will open on a normal schedule. Buses will run two-hours later than normal in the morning. It’s possible some side roads or driveways […]

KPBSD Winter Break

Posted by on December 17, 2021 at 12:35 pm

December 20, 2021 – January 3, 2022*Staff returns January 3, 2022; students return January 4, 2022 Dear KPBSD Staff and families, As we head into winter break, I wish you Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year! Thank you to all of our staff for what you have done to keep our schools open and […]

Addition of Three Friday Early Release Days for Students

Posted by on December 17, 2021 at 11:51 am

December 16, 2021 Dear KPBSD Parents and Guardians, I’m writing to give you advance planning notice about three additional early release days for students that will begin on Friday, January 21, 2022. In addition, previously scheduled Wednesday early release days will shift to Fridays. While schools across the nation struggled to stay open this fall, […]

►TWO-HOUR Delay Start ALERT: Friday, December 10, 2021

Posted by on December 9, 2021 at 5:39 pm

UPDATE 12/10/21 7:00 AM – Moose Pass School will be closed on December 10, 2021. All previously announced two-hour delay starts are in effect, with the exception of Moose Pass school which is closed. UPDATE 12/9/21 9:00 PM – Cooper Landing and Hope School will open with a two-hour late start on December 10, 2021. […]

KPBSD School Closures and Delay Starts on Tuesday, Dec 7

Posted by on December 6, 2021 at 7:27 pm

►SCHOOL CLOSURE ALERTKPBSD schools in the Homer and Anchor Point area* will be closed on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, due to weather and road conditions. *SCHOOL CLOSURE – Southern Peninsula schools Chapman School Connections Homeschool (Homer) Fireweed Academy Homer Flex School Homer High School Homer Middle School Kachemak Selo School McNeil Canyon Elementary School Nikolaevsk […]

Early Release in Homer Area

Posted by on December 6, 2021 at 12:11 pm

►EARLY RELEASE ALERT: KPBSD schools in the Southern Peninsula* will end 90 minutes early on Monday, December 6, 2021, due to continued deteriorating weather and road conditions. *Southern Peninsula SchoolsChapman SchoolConnections Homeschool (Homer)Fireweed AcademyHomer Flex SchoolHomer High SchoolHomer Middle SchoolKachemak Selo SchoolMcNeil Canyon Elementary SchoolNikolaevsk School (already closed today)Ninilchik SchoolPaul Banks Elementary SchoolRazdolna SchoolVoznesenka SchoolWest […]

Early Release on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted by on March 16, 2021 at 11:34 am

March 17, 2021: early release changes to 60 minutes from normal end of school day time, instead of 90 minutes, in order to meet the state requirement for a minimum student instructional day. Check with your school for the exact release time. Bus routes will be adjusted accordingly. PreK Note: on early release days, all afternoon […]

Free Developmental, Vision, and Hearing Screenings for preschoolers

Posted by on February 11, 2021 at 12:47 pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) provides free screening for children 3 through 5 years old (not yet in kindergarten) Areas screened include: speech and language, learning and understanding, coordination and movement, social-emotional skills, self-help skills (feeding, dressing, and toileting), vision or hearing. Children already identified with disabilities should also be screened if not receiving special education […]